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District: SOMERDALE BORO (4790)
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils
County: CAMDEN
Operating Type K-8 / 401 - 750 Pupils Summary:

State Level Summary:
Total Spending Per Pupil (Definition)
2009-10 Total Spending: $7,383,929
2009-10 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 477
2009-10 Costs Amount per Pupil: $15,479
2009-10 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 14
2010-11 Total Spending: $7,146,579
2010-11 Average Daily Enroll plus Sent Pupils: 512.1
2010-11 Costs Amount per Pupil: $13,954
2010-11 Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 4
Summary of Vital Statistics (Definition)
2010-11 Total Spending Per Pupil: $13,954
Revenue Sources, State: 44%
Revenue Sources, Local Taxes: 51.1%
Revenue Sources, Federal: 4.9%
Revenue Sources, Tuition: 0%
Revenue Sources, Use of Fund Balance: 0%
Revenue Sources, Other: 0%
Fall 2010 Certified Staff:
  Student/Teacher Ratio: 13.3
  Student/Support Ratio: 89.1
  Student/Administrator Ratio: 146.8
10/15/10 % of Classified Students to Total Students: 11.6%
Budgetary Per Pupil Cost (Definition)
2009-10 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $11,958
2009-10 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 20
2010-11 Actual Costs Amount per Pupil: $10,464
2010-11 Actual Costs Rank Within Group per Pupil: 9
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Amount Per Pupil: $11,069
2011-12 Budgeted Costs Rank Within Group Per Pupil: 9
Total Classroom Instruction (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,694
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 64.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,520
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 10
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 62.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,876
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 13
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 62.1%
Classroom Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $7,455
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 35
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 62.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2009-10): 96.9%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $6,312
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 60.3%
% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2010-11): 96.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $6,595
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 14
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 59.6%
%% of Classroom Salaries and Benefits to Total Classroom Instruction Costs (2011-12): 95.9%
Classroom Supplies/Textbooks (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $215
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 1.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $171
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 1.6%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $196
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 1.8%
Classroom Purchased Services/Other Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $24
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $37
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 15
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $84
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.8%
Total Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,585
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 19
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,283
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 9
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 12.3%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,457
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 12
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 13.2%
Salaries and Benefits for Support Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,423
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 24
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 11.9%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2009-10): 89.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,234
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2010-11): 96.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,401
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.7%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Support Services Salaries and Benefits (2011-12): 96.2%
Total Administration (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,563
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 32
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 13.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,408
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 20
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 13.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,336
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.1%
Legal Services (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $55
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 39
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $22
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 16
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $36
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0.3%
Administration Salaries and Benefits (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,232
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 28
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 10.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2009-10): 78.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,129
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 22
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 10.8%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benfits for Administration (2010-11): 80.2%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $918
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 5
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 8.3%
% of Total Salaries and Benefits to Salaries and Benefits for Administration (2011-12): 68.7%
Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $1,051
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 7
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 8.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $1,240
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 21
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 11.8%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $1,392
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 26
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 12.6%
Salaries and Benefits for Operations and Maintenance of Plant (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $249
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 2.1%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2009-10): 23.7%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $787
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 51
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 7.5%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2010-11): 63.5%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $746
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 38
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 6.7%
to % of Salaries and Benefits for Operations to Total Operations and Maintenance of Plant Costs (2011-12): 53.6%
Board Contributions to the Food Service Program (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $14
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 6
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.1%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Extracurricular Costs (Definition)
Per Pupil Amount (2009-10 actual costs): $44
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2009-10 actual costs): 8
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2009-10): 0.4%
Per Pupil Amount (2010-11 actual costs): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2010-11 actual costs): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2010-11): 0%
Per Pupil Amount (2011-12 budget): $0
Per Pupil Ranking Within Group (2011-12 budget): 0
% of Budgetary Cost Per Pupil (2011-12): 0%
Personal Services - Employee Benefits (Definition)
% of Total Salaries (2009-10): 34.4%
% of Total Salaries (2010-11): 35.5%
% of Total Salaries (2011-12): 37.6%
Total Equipment Cost (Definition)
Per Pupil Costs (2009-10): $101
Per Pupil Costs (2010-11): $0
Per Pupil Costs (2011-12): $0
Ratio of Students to Classroom Teachers and Median Classroom Teacher Salary (Definition)
Student to Teacher Ratio (2010-11): 13.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 14
Teacher Salary (2010-11): $55,518
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 24
Student to Teacher Ratio (2011-12): 12.5
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 20
Teacher Salary (2011-12): $53,524
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 11
Ratio of Students to Educational Support Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Support Service Ratio (2010-11): 89.1
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 22
Support Service Salary (2010-11): $55,982
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 18
Student to Support Service Ratio (2011-12): 86.3
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 22
Support Service Salary (2011-12): $58,395
Salary Ranking (2011-12): 27
Ratio of Students to Administrative Personnel and Median Salary (Definition)
Student to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 146.8
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 41
Administrator Salary (2010-11): $80,000
Salary Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 4
Student to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 172.7
Ratio Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 19
Administrator Salary (2011-12): $79,560
Salary Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 3
Ratio of Faculty to Administrative Personnel (Definition)
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2010-11): 12.7
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2010-11): 51
Faculty to Administrator Ratio (2011-12): 15.9
Faculty to Administrator Ranking Within Group (2011-12): 24
Comparison of Budgeted General Fund Balance vs. Actual (Used) or Generated (Definition)
General Fund Balance (2009-10): $933,795
2009-10 Actual: $-283,824
General Fund Balance (2010-11): $649,971
2010-11 Actual: $52,167
General Fund Excess Surplus (Definition)
Actual Excess (2009-10): $97,095
Actual Excess (2010-11): $250,848